Foxtail Fern Tips

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The Foxtail Fern – also known as Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myersii’ – is a beautiful, evergreen arching perennial. Its emerald-green, needle-like leaves radiate outwards from the center of the plant, adding a feathery, plume-like texture to your indoor green space. As a potted plant, it can attain upwards of a three foot spread. It’s an architecturally-inspiring houseplant that can bring focal-point status to any indoor green space.

Plant details:

  • Low maintenance
  • Enjoys bright light
  • Member of the Lily family and not a fern
  • Sharp needles
  • Keep away from pets, considered toxic
  • Native to South Africa

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